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  • Amitabh Bachcan talks about season 6 of KBC September 7, 2012

    The sixth season of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' is set to begin on Friday evening. ...
  • Satyamev Jayate: Alcohol can't lead to fun always July 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Alcoholism has become an accepted norm in the upper middle class society of urban India. Be it a social gathering or be it a family function, the society doesn't consider alcohol as something which can bother their normal behaviour. However, Aamir Khan's TV show 'Satyamev Jayate' has a...
  • Say sorry, Indian Medical Association tells Aamir June 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Saturday demanded an immediate apology from actor Aamir Khan accusing him of having defamed the medical profession in the May 27 episode of his TV show 'Satyamev Jayate' and warned him of legal action if he did not do so. "Aamir Khan should...
  • Satyamev Jayate: A surprise awaits in episode 3 May 19, 2012

    New Delhi: With the 22second teaser out, speculations have arisen about the third episode of much talked about show 'Satyamev Jayate'. The short and crisp promo shows the host Aamir Khan talking about the passion of Indians. Khan deliberately denies cricket or movies to be the passion referring to some...
  • Satyamev Jayate: Aamir inherits Mahabharata legacy May 10, 2012

    Main samay hoon.... Announcer Harish Bhimani's bass voice set against the silhouette of the gently spinning wheel of time was a fixture at almost every Indian home during the serialization of one of the most dramatic Indian epics during the fallsummer seasons of 19881990. Bhimani, as the narrator of Mahabharata...
  • Aamir's 'Satyamev Jayate' to be aired on DD1 too April 14, 2012

    Mumbai: 'Satyamev Jayate' is Aamir Khan's first television project and the star says that the reality show will create history by becoming the first ever programme to go live simultaneously on a private channel and national broadcaster DD1. "This is for the first time in the Indian history that a show...
  • Rakhi apologises on Zara Nachke Dikha May 7, 2010

    Item girl Rakhi Sawant has reportedly buried the hatchet with exbeau Abhishek Awasthi and apologised to his mother for her mistakes on the reality show Zara Nachke Dikha. A source said that Rakhi became emotional and made a public apology to Abhishek's mother who was present on the sets for the...
  • Shilpa shot nonstop for 22 hours for reality show April 25, 2010

    Shilpa Shetty had a tough time shooting for her upcoming reality show Zara Nach Ke Dikha when she had to shoot for 22 hours at a stretch. "Started shooting for 'Zara Nach Ke Dikha'. Shot for 22 hours at a stretch. There was a technical glitch and had to shoot two...
  • 'I have always been very prowomen' : Shilpa April 21, 2010

    Actress Shilpa Shetty, who is soon to appear in a dance reality show Zara Nachke Dikha to be aired on STAR Plus, admits that television shows have proven lucky for her and after marriage she wanted to do something which didn't take much of her time. "Judging is always a huge...
  • John Abraham to host TV show April 8, 2010

    After creating magic on big screen, John Abraham now makes his debut on television as the host of the show STAR CINTAA Superstars Ka Jalwa. John will host one episode of the show that will be aired on STAR Plus Sunday. He will be accompanied by popular TV actress Rakshanda...
  • Priyanka, Aamir, Sanjay enter TV April 7, 2010

    Tellyland is the next hot destination for the whos who of Bollywood. Right from Amitabh Bachchan to Priyanka Chopra has been hooked on it. Clearly even they know that there is more 'moolah' on television. So go on and check out the list of BTown actors who have tried their...
  • Salman Khan to judge dance reality show? April 7, 2010

    After hosting game show Dus Ka Dum, Bollywood star Salman Khan may judge STAR Plus' new dance reality show Zara Nachke Dikha. The channel plans to have a powerpacked panel of judges to test the dance skills of the various television actors, who are taking part in the show that claims...
  • Shilpa to judge 'Zara Nach Ke Dikha' April 6, 2010

    After Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, actress Shilpa Shetty will again take the judge's seat for STAR Plus' new reality show Zara Nach Ke Dikha. "Promised to tell u all first... Will be judging 'Zara nach Ke Dikha' on Star. It's official so we are to start shooting soon," the actress wrote on...
  • Network18's Colors touches all time high TRP October 15, 2009

    Here is some good news from Viacom 18's General Entertainment Channel, Colors. Last week the channel had many more viewers as compared to any other entertainment channel. The ratings of Colors have hit an all time high and touched 338 TRP that's 80 points lead over its competitors Star Plus...
  • An insecure SRK asked Gauri not to wear mini skirts October 2, 2009

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan may be one of the hottest men in Bollywood but the actor used to feel so insecure about his wife Guari Khan during their courtship days that he told her not to wear mini skirts or Tshirts. "I wouldn't like it if Gauri left her hair...
  • Star Plus replies to I&B notice on Sach ka Saamna July 27, 2009

    New Delhi: Star Plus has replied to the Ministry for Information and Broadcasting show cause notice issued to it last week for the controversial show Sach Ka Saamna. I&B Ministry had issued a show cause notice to Star Plus for Sach Ka Saamna last week after there was a furore in...
  • It's real: Reality shows do wonders for TRPs July 16, 2009

    Mumbai: With entertainment channels introducing new reality TV shows, the viewership of Saas Bahu shows has gone down. So how much of a difference to reality shows make to channel TRPs? Are they now the easier formula to success? Ever since Kaun Banega Crorepati sent TRPs soaring, the battle for...
  • An actor is identified with variety: Smriti Irani June 20, 2009

    The race for ratings in the Hindi general entertainment scene has never been this close. First Colours broke Star Plus' nineyear monopoly over the top spot and then Zee TV too overtook Star. How is your daily soap changing? Smriti Irani explains on in an exclusive chat with CNNIBN. CNNIBN: Why...
  • Colors changes face of programming, on No 1 spot June 20, 2009

    Mumbai: Colors was launched in July last year and the channel changed the face of programming on television. Saasbahus became history and it was time for Khatron ke Khiladi and Balika Vadhu to enchant the viewers. Colors broke Star Plus' nineyear dream run to the top. Head of Programming for Colors,...
  • Channels need innovative serials to stay on top June 19, 2009

    Mumbai: Many women are no longer trying to garner TRPs by being the bahus. But it is a cocktail of shows with women especially young girls as central characters who are vying for the viewers' attention. In 2000 women ruled TV playing the scheming saas, or the ideal bahu. In 2009,...
  • It's war: Channels launch new shows to grab attention June 5, 2009

    Mumbai: As soon as the IPL mania got over on the May 24, it's the Hindi entertainment channels that have taken over everyone by storm, giving television a facelift. Two months after Colors broke Star Plus' nine year dream run at the top spot, Zee TV has pushed Star Plus...
  • Saas bahu soaps out, it's a riot of Colors on TV April 16, 2009

    Mumbai: After giving long reigning saas bahu soaps a run for their money with innovative programming, Viacom 18's general entertainment channel Colors has set yet another milestone. The ninemonthold channel has emerged the number one channel ending Star Plus' nineyear reign at the top spot. According to the Week 15...
  • TV channel Colors touches a new high March 14, 2009

    Mumbai: Just 8 months into it's launch the Hindi General Entertainment Channel Colors has touched a new high. According to 2009's week 9 ratings the GEC is just one GRP short of running shoulder to shoulder with the current market leader Star Plus. But the interesting bit...
  • Soaps gain lather, back with new episodes December 2, 2008

    Mumbai: Even as news channels garnered maximum viewership ratings last week because of the terror attack on Mumbai, Hindi General Entertainment Channels (GEC) are back with new soaps starting from Monday. What we have noticed is that people generally come on to watch the GECs when they want to forget...
  • Soaps gain lather again: TV workers call off strike November 19, 2008

    Mumbai: Television industry workers on Wednesday called off their strike in a relief to millions of TV viewers, who have been forced to watch repeat telecasts of their favourite serials. "All the disputes between workers and producers have been settled and we are signing an agreement," said vice president of Indian...
  • TV workers strike to be called off on Wednesday November 19, 2008

    Mumbai: The ongoing dispute between TV workers and producers may come to an end on Wednesday. The producers and broadcasters met in Mumbai to reach a consensus on the issue which may result in the strike being called off. The Federation of Western Cine Employees (FWICE) was on a strike demanding...
  • Out of the idiot box: What's the new alternative to TV November 13, 2008

    Mumbai: As the TV producers continue their strike people have found interesting ways to spend their time and entertain themselves. Many agree that there is life away from the idiot box and for those preparing for exams, switching off the tube really helps. People are longing to watch their favourite programmes...
  • Cine workers' strike continues, TV industry in doldrums November 10, 2008

    Mumbai: The disagreement between the cine workers and producers associations has taken its toll production has come to a halt and advertisers have issued a 10day ultimatum to the channels to telecast fresh programmes if they wanted sponsors to stick with them. Meanwhile, seven main broadcasters have threatened a blackout...
  • No new TV serials as workersproducers fight November 9, 2008

    Mumbai: Hindi general entertainment channels are going to only show old episodes of serials from Sunday midnight. Due to the ongoing feud between entertainment channels and show producers the channels may not go ahead with any fresh programming and till the channels and producers reach a settlement, viewers will have to...
  • TV channels to rerun serials due to workers' strike November 8, 2008

    New Delhi: There is some bad news for all those who can't do without their daily dose of television soaps. They need to brace themselves for reruns, stale episodes and even blackouts on popular general entertainment channels like Zee, Sahara, Star Plus, NDTV Imagine, 9X and Colors because the Federation of...